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    Quote Originally Posted by Ruggertech View Post
    Or both options?

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    I've had this on the drawing board for almost a year.



    Eddie
    Whole chunks of my life come under the heading "it seemed like a good idea at the time".

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    Quote Originally Posted by swanbourne View Post
    I've had this on the drawing board for almost a year.



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    Yes yes yes!

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheGent View Post
    Yes yes yes!
    Thrice yes, and a fourth for good measure.

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    Hmmmm I will be watching this one with interest. Not sure of the hour hand shape (maybe too modern for the watch) but understand the need to be different to other similar watches.

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    I like it but I also think it requires different, less overpowering hands and the subdial needs to be bigger.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gerrudd View Post
    I like it but I also think it requires different, less overpowering hands and the subdial needs to be bigger.
    The subdial size depends on the distance from its centre to the dial center. It's a problem with current movements.
    "How did it get so late so soon?" Dr. Seuss

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    Am I right to assume from the specification sheet that this will (if it goes ahead) come on a strap rather than a bracelet?

    As with some other Timefactors models, I would personally prefer it if the minute hand was a little shorter.

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    Quote Originally Posted by swanbourne View Post



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    That dial is asking for a touch of "Light Vintage" Superluminova

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    This would be rather nice.

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    I second that, no pun intended !

    Quote Originally Posted by Cornholio View Post
    Apologies for regurgitating this inexpert hash-up, previously posted elsewhere:

    Edit: Why? Because they're lovely, but I understand that it's hard to get spares for the originals...



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    Quote Originally Posted by AllBusiness View Post


    It fits thematically with other Time Factors offerings. It straddles the line between sport and dress, especially with a leather strap. Perhaps most importantly, it's a vintage design that no one is offering today.
    Beautiful, yes Iíd definitely be up for the Smiths interpretation either as is or with a cream dial gilt batons and hands, same Everest 36mm case and crystal on a quality brown strap. Go very nicely with my three other Everests and the Air Ministry.

    Refined and subtle, a gentlemanís wristwatch from when I was a great deal younger.

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    But if that,

    Quote Originally Posted by AllBusiness View Post


    It fits thematically with other Time Factors offerings. It straddles the line between sport and dress, especially with a leather strap. Perhaps most importantly, it's a vintage design that no one is offering today.
    why not this?


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    This. Every day of the week. Twice on Sunday.


    Quote Originally Posted by gerrudd View Post
    But if that,



    why not this?


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    I had been hoping to see this in production.

    Mellor-72 is one of my favourites, but would welcome an alternative with sapphire and enhanced WR.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Cornholio View Post
    I had been hoping to see this in production.

    Mellor-72 is one of my favourites, but would welcome an alternative with sapphire and enhanced WR.



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    I'd be on that like a tramp on chips.

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    My wish would be for an Ernest Shackelton “Endurance” edition using the PRS 25 as a base.
    Having read the book about the recent discovery of the ship Endurance that was found in remarkable condition, I was fascinated to find that the ship used a series of Smith’s chronometers for navigation and that a Smith’s chronometer was kept on a cord around the neck of Captain Worsley and used by Shackelton to aid Worsley in navigation during their desperate attempt for help when leaving Elephant Island to sail to the nearest whaling station to seek rescue for the rest of his men.
    Eddie was unaware of this incredible association with Smith’s but after some research kindly sent me some information about the chronometer which is now in the Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge.
    Last edited by ODP; 31st January 2023 at 12:43.

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    Quote Originally Posted by swanbourne View Post
    I've had this on the drawing board for almost a year.



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    If this gets off the drawing board thats my next watch

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    Quote Originally Posted by neilF183 View Post
    If this gets off the drawing board thats my next watch
    I am in for this beauty.
    Eventhough I just bought the Vertex M100.

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    Quote Originally Posted by swanksteak View Post
    This. Every day of the week. Twice on Sunday.
    Into it. Would love to see it.

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    Yeah a smiths dirty dozen would be a thing of beauty for sure. Interesting that the spec sheet lists it as 38, would have imagined it as a 36?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ToeBugShuffle View Post
    Yeah a smiths dirty dozen would be a thing of beauty for sure. Interesting that the spec sheet lists it as 38, would have imagined it as a 36?
    Same here, 36mm would be the ideal case size for a piece of this calibre as 38mm may look a little too large due to the large dial space in my opinion.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Planet Ocean View Post
    Same here, 36mm would be the ideal case size for a piece of this calibre as 38mm may look a little too large due to the large dial space in my opinion.
    Yeah I thought this, I think the subsecond dial needs to be a little squished in so to speak for it to look right? Glad to know itís not just my obsession with 36mm pieces thatís swaying my opinion!

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    Last two models shown in this thread would both be on my list.
    But since TimeFactors Watches are made out of unobtanium, it doesn't really matter / I don't care what gets made or not, as I will sadly be unable to add it to my collection.

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